ZIMBABWE

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WASAA Country Chapter

WASAA Zambia Vision:  To promote women’s participation in Agribusiness and achieve their total economic empowerment & prowess by 2020.

WASAA Zambia Mission: To be an efficient vehicle for spearheading economic independence among women in sub-Sahara Africa by widening the opportunities available to them in all areas of Agribusiness.

Key Objectives:

- Facilitate women empowerment, through organized membership in Country Chapters,

- Enhance women capacity to participate in business and trade through facilitation of national and    regional joint ventures,

- Facilitate access to trade investment and infrastructure such as credit and structured trade facilities, regional insurance cover, transportation, storage & refrigeration, and other relevant trade information.

- Coordinate the establishment of building blocks for the warehouse receipt system, bulking centers, and collateral financing,

- Create employment opportunities for women through Agribusiness activities, focusing on production and processing, through the entire value chain addition, and market intelligence.

- Market staples and legumes including maize, beans, bananas, cassava, rice, groundnuts, soya, sugar beans, pigeon peas, cowpeas and sesame,

- Facilitate advocacy and policy change, in the supply chain of agricultural commodities by women in the WASAA Member Countries,

– To promote women’s participation in Agribusiness and achieve their total economic empowerment & prowess by 2020.

zimbabwe@wasaa.net, www.wasaazimbabwe.org,
Theresa Mazoyo, WASAA Zimbabwe President, mazoyot@gmail.com